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Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Smokey Robinson, Ella Fitzgerald and James Brown were among the music legends being honoured on the Apollo Theater's new Walk of Fame in New York City.Workers on Monday began installing sidewalk plaques in front of the storied Harlem...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CHICAGO (AP): Playboy readers who can only imagine what it would look like if a nude centrefold jumped right off the page are getting new specs to help them see into Hef's world.

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Maroghini has always combined music and farming. He laughs as he remembers taking over the back of the tour bus to grow sprouts in bottles when Saraba, the Afro-rock band he was then in, was touring heavily in the early 1980s...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lena Horne, the enchanting jazz singer and actress known for her plaintive, signature song Stormy Weather and for her triumph over the bigotry that allowed her to entertain white audiences but not to socialise with them, has died.

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CANNES, France (AP): Hard times for the economy. Hard times for the Cannes Film Festival, at least in terms of splashy Hollywood films for which the world's most prestigious cinema showcase is known.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): THE LEGEND of Robin Hood, king of the rogues, is best summed up by Roger Miller, the guy who sang King of the Road. "There's been a heap of legends and tall tales about Robin Hood. All different too," Miller says...

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Aren't you glad that not all events in the world are violent and unhappy?

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE SOOTHING sounds of veteran reggae icon John Holt mesmerised mothers at the Cariblue Hotel in Montego Bay on Sunday at To Mom With Love, culminating a beautiful evening of appreciation to mothers. From I'd Love You...

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Barbara Walters said she will have surgery to replace a faulty heart valve later this week and take the summer off from The View to recuperate.The television legend made the announcement on the air yesterday.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): The babies you see in the movies and on TV are total divas. California law requires it: Infants need a doctor's note and legal permits before they can be stars.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Tony Stark piloted to the top of the box office but not the record books. Iron Man 2, the sequel starring Robert Downey Jr as the gadget-happy billionaire superhero, earned US$133.6 million domestically on its opening weekend...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Humour-laced speeches and the screening of an emotionally charged film marked the return of the European Union (EU) Film Festival last Thursday.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The weekend was filled with partying and celebrating mothers....

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Unlike people, art is best loved conditionally. That's because the average person is confusing but ultimately redeemable; the average play, not so much. Brian Heap, who loves theatre...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The rise to a successful singing career can be propelled through many channels, such as talent contests. Digicel Rising Stars is one such. It gives wannabe singers a chance to expose themselves to the public and a platform on which to showcase their talent.

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Veteran roots singer Sugar Minott has been ordered to rest by doctors after a stress-related illness forced him to cancel a show in Toronto, Canada, last Thursday. ...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lots of things get blown up and torn apart in Iron Man 2, as you would expect from any self-respecting blockbuster kicking off the summer movie season.

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The picture of innocence, actress Alanna Leslie has the looks and the credentials to play the part of the preacher's daughter Elsa, who is the love interest of the hero Ivanhoe in the iconic The Harder They Come....

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Toots and the Maytals' latest album Flip and Twist was digitally released two weeks ago as the reggae legend began his annual United States (US) spring tour to support the album.

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With the 10th anniversary of the Calabash International Literary Festival just around the corner, Kwame Dawes and his team are literally dotting their 'i's and crossing their 't's.Born in Ghana but raised in Jamaica, Dawes is Calabash's programming...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Unable to verbally express what she was feeling at the time, Tanya Stephens put her conundrum of emotions into a song.

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

U-Roy had seen producer Arthur 'Duke' Reid from a distance, long before the famed producer asked him to record at his Bond and Charles streets studio in Kingston.

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Five years after he filed a revocation suit against his stepmother and sister, Clement Dodd Junior walked victoriously last Tuesday out of the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston.However, the 53-year-old son of legendary...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Early in the launch of the third season of The Ity and Fancy Cat Show, Owen 'Blakka' Ellis said that the upcoming season "is going to take what we did last season up a notch or two".

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Having already caused a fuss this spring with the depiction of the prophet Muhammad on South Park, Comedy Central said on Thursday that it has a cartoon series about Jesus Christ in the works.JC is one of 23 potential series the network...

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